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US stock futures tumble as US heads into third week of partial government shutdown
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Monday, October 14, 2013 9:08 AM EDT
U.S. futures are down sharply as the nation heads into the third week of a partial government shutdown.
Dow Jones industrial futures are down 104 points to 15,071. S&P futures have lost 12.3 points to 1,686.70. Nasdaq futures are down 15.75 points to 3,209.75.
The U.S. earnings season goes into high gear this week, with Coca-Cola, Johnson & Johnson and Citigroup posting results Tuesday.
Bank of America, PepsiCo and IBM follow Wednesday, and Google, American Airlines and Goldman Sachs report Thursday. General Electric and Morgan Stanley are due Friday.
The U.S. will likely deplete its ability to borrow money by Thursday.